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W.E. Johns

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AU DESSUS DE LA FORET VIERGE
Written by W.E. Johns; S. Hot.
Stock no. 1313433
Published by Les Presses De La Cite. 1948. Good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

"Worrals in the Wilds" told in French, translation by Hot. Blue boards with orange titles and vignettes. 191 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Front free-endpaper is creased, rear joint cracked. There is a tear to the half title-page and the top corner tips of last two text pages have been torn off (text not affected). "1037" has been written to the half title and title-page. The Contents are heavily browned with some grubby fingermarks but generally they are clean. Front flap of dustwrapper is missing, remainder is edge worn and there is a large tear to spine edge which has been tape repaired on verso.

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KING ET SES HOMMES
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1502940
Published by Presses De La Cite. 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Text in French, translated by Marguerite Chevalley. English title King of the Commandos. Grey boards with brown titles and animal head vignette. 204 pages. Top of spine bumped. A few fox spots to edges and a couple of black marks to front cover. Pages are browned and foxed at edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with a small tear to rear panel. Wear to edges of spine and rear panel a bit grubby.

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L'ILE INTERDITE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1402740
Published by Presses De La Cite. 1950. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Worrals Investigates translated into French by H. Pacquet. Grey/green boards with darker green titles and vignette to front cover. 192 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Board edges are browned. Cloth a little wrinkled on front cover. Very top of front joint beginning to crack. Writing (possibly name) in ink to title page. Pages browned. Top of textblock dusty. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with a couple of small tears. Spine is a little browned and rear panel grubby.

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RETURN TO MARS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1312958
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Pale blue boards with vignette of flying saucer. 6 colour plates. Spine and corners bumped with fading to top and tail of spine. Ink name stamp to front endpaper. Some foxing else contents clean. Dustwrapper is worn and torn with loss to top and tail of spine.

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WINGS OF ROMANCE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2109795
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition.

A Steeley Adventure. Orange cloth, black title to spine. 220 pages. Damp stain to front cover. Other marks to covers. Corners are bumped and worn. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some foxing.

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THE NEW BOOK OF THE AIR
Written by Howard Leigh; W.E. Johns; et al.
Stock no. 1108251
Published by Oxford University Press. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth. B/w illustrations. Colour plates. A few Johns' stories. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. 1 colour plate is MISSING. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.

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BIGGLES SPITFIRE PARADE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Francis Bergese.
Stock no. 1108242
Published by Red Fox. 1993. Very good condition.

A Biggles Graphic Novel. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Translated by Adam Robson. ISBN: 0099301059. Some creasing to cover corners and page corners.

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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1706412
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Good condition.

A 'King of the Commandos' Adventure. A desperate treasure hunt in siamese jungle, which began harmlessly enough as a fishing holiday in the Highlands of Scotland. Gimlet and 'Cub' Peters lead an expedition to vindicate a dead man's faith. Green cloth, colour frontis. 8 b/w illustrations. Name in ink to front pastedown. Front endpaper missing. 1/2 title page torn.

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BIGGLES FLIES SOUTH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Jack Nicolle.
Stock no. 2106179
Published by Oxford University Press. 1938. Fair condition.

Light brown cloth with brown titles and vignettes (front cover shows shield and javelin design). Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 255 pages, top edge brown. A chunky book, 2" across spine. Heavy damage to top of spine, with strip of cloth missing, other has been glued. Small splits to base of spine. Spine split nearly entirely down rear. Covers are marked, with wear and scuffing. Crossed out name in ink to front endpaper. Ink writing to front pastedown. Grubby margin marks; some foxing to pages internally.

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BIGGLES BREAKS THE SILENCE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Kay.
Stock no. 1104390
Published by The Brockhampton Press Ltd.. Very good condition.

Famous Biggles story told in pictures. Small square format. Card wraps. Two tone illustrations throughout. Some light wear to corners, with couple of creases. Staples starting to rust.

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MURDER BY AIR
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 442407
Published by Newnes. 1937. Good condition.

A Steeley Story. Blue cloth with black title to spine. 252 pages. Front cover and spine very damp-marked and stained. Ink stamps and numbers to front endpaper/pastedown. Couple of corner tip loss to pages. Grubby outer page edge marks. Still a good reading copy.

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SKY HIGH
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 813617
Published by Newnes. Circa 1936. Almost very good condition.

The First in the Steeley Series, a young adventurer of the skies. Orange cloth with black title to spine. 251 pages. Covers are unevenly faded. Corners bumped. Front and rear joints are a little cracked. Some foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.

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